As often controversial filmmaker Harmony Korine readies his latest film entitled Spring Breakers, VICE recently released a short-form documentary spotlighting beach antics coinciding with the American right of passage of a similar name. The exploration of Panama City Beach examines the eight week period when hundreds of thousands of students take over the usually sleepy beach town. VICE catches up with the mayor, the chief of police, the owner of the largest club in the United States and an evangelical street preacher who protests spring breakers with a bullhorn at the beach and notes that “Spring Break is just another excuse for people to sin.”

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